How About Starting Over

Encyclopedia of empathy, sometimes
you choose the wrong entry to
define the smaller motivations;
thesaurus of thorns,
synonyms often wards of poorly chosen
communication
but you are
my penultimate
ambition,
second only to
pencils and words with
which they part.

Hearken back to
inspiration, disheartened
textbook romance,
rediscover the weirdness of
its earliest dances,
dye
its hair blonde like
yours was in college, and leave the
politics out of
circumstance,
cruising down the
Autobahn of carnal knowledge into
sunsets and
beyond.

How about
starting over,
writing off bad denouements because darling,

you’re the only debutante
for me.

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